Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Begins 77th St. and Central Park West
Ends at Macys, Herald Square, 34th St. and 6th Ave
The parade is FREE, so find a spot along the parade route early! In order to get a good viewing spot we suggest you arrive before 8:00am to stake your place along the route. If you are really serious about being in the front row, consider arriving be... more

The parade is FREE, so find a spot along the parade route early! In order to get a good viewing spot we suggest you arrive before 8:00am to stake your place along the route. If you are really serious about being in the front row, consider arriving before 7:00am. If you plan to show up early dress warmly, but in layers. Forecast is for a warm day! Around 60 degrees (16 degrees Celsius)

Detailed Parade Route The parade will begin at 77th Street and Central Park West, marching south on Central Park West, then turning east onto Central Park South. At 7th Avenue, the parade will turn south and march down to and across 42nd Street to 6th Avenue, then south on 6th Avenue and west on 34th Street to Herald's Square, ending at Macy's.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Public Viewing Areas

Central Park West:

  • West side of street from 70th Street to Columbus Circle
  • East side of street from 70th to 65th streets Columbus Circle
  • West side of street

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Info

Begins 77th St. and Central Park West
Ends at Macys, Herald Square, 34th St. and 6th Ave
New York, NY 10024
(212) 494-4495
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Admission And Tickets

Free -- but please note:
Macy's has reserved seating only from 34th to 38th Street on Broadway and on 34th Street from Broadway to 7th Avenue, so avoid those spots. Unless your family member works for Macys, there is no way to get one of these reserved seats! They do not sell tickets.

This Week's Hours

9:00am to noon

Nearby Subway

  • to 59th Street Columbus Circle

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